Blogger. 10 Minute Teacher Podcast. Teaching students with new tools, enthusiasm, and belief that teaching is a noble calling. This is an archive of my blogger blog since I started blogging here before I set up www.coolcatteacher.com
Daily Education & Technology News for Schools 07/22/2011
Interestingly most Google+ traffic is PRIVATE not public which means people are using it to communicate between themselves. When it comes out of Beta and everyone can join, it will become more useful for me. I don't like anything that leaves out "certain" people.
For those of you already developing educational apps, this might be a great way to win some money for your school (or yourself) and a Sony Tablet. Here's the information: "On July 13 Sony and Adobe launched the Adobe AIR App Challenge, Sponsored by Sony. The goal is to get developers to create quality Android apps using Adobe Flash tools and optimize their apps for the new Sony S1 and S2 Tablets with AIR 3.0. We’d like to get your help to promote this in any relevant campaign activities.
More details and entry forms are on the contest website: www.airappchallenge.com .
In addition to cash prizes (up to $130,000 for the Grand Prize winner!), 10 finalists can also win an a trip to MAX to showcase their apps and all winners will get ‘premium promotion’ on the new Sony devices."